|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit|
|Campus Setting:||Southwest Large City|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
|School Colors:||Blue and grey|
As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching and contributions to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.
This is by far the most iconic and beautiful campus I have visited. I can actually envision myself here as a potential student, unlike with other schools. I like how the squirrels dominate the campus yet feel comfortable with so many people there. I even fed one of them!Read More
Campus life at Rice is great. When you get here you are placed in a residential college (think houses in Harry Potter) which you will be a part of for you career as an undergrad. College assignments are random to promote diversity which means that you will be close to people from every major and background instead of just people in your major. The college system also creates a sense of camaraderie across campus without hurting the common Rice affiliation.Read More